Undergraduate Interns

Sandia CorporationAlbuquerque, NM

3 months ago


Job Title

Internship Opportunity - Harsh Environment and Energetic Testing and Diagnostics (HEETED) Program

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

The Harsh Environment and Energetic Testing and Diagnostics (HEETED) program is offering summer internships in 2024. This program focuses on explosives, fire science, and diagnostic development. As an intern, you will gain hands-on experience in national laboratories and contribute to mission critical efforts at Sandia. At the end of the internship, you will have the opportunity to present your work to peers and leadership at Sandia.


Paid internship


On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Assist staff members with research and testing on fire science and energetics
  • Contribute to the development of advanced diagnostics using optical, X-ray, or other real-time methods
  • Process data and script processes using software systems like MatLab, Python, LabView, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Research current state-of-the-art in the field through scientific literature
  • Plan and design experiments, and write reports in PowerPoint or Word


Qualifications We Require:

  • Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited undergraduate program or scheduled to graduate in the spring term immediately preceding the internship
  • Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
  • U.S. citizenship (high school intern positions available for those who have not yet started their undergraduate program)

Qualifications We Desire:

  • GPA greater than 3.5
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or a closely related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact well with fellow technical workers of diverse technical backgrounds
  • Prior experience in energetics, combustion, or diagnostic development

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Computer Science24%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering8%

  • Computer Engineering7%

  • Engineering4%

  • Biology3%

  • 230 other majors51%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Amazon
  • Microsoft
  • Intel Corporation
  • Google
  • IBM
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Albuquerque, NM | $2,989/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,184

  • Miscellaneous$822

  • Food$435

  • Utilities$276

  • Transportation$272


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